Allied Warships

USS Patuxent (AO 44)

Oiler of the Mattaponi class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeOiler
ClassMattaponi 
PennantAO 44 
Built bySun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down5 Mar 1942 
Launched25 Jul 1942 
Commissioned22 Oct 1942 
End service12 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 21 February 1946
Stricken on 12 March 1946
Sold into merchantile service in 1947.

 

Commands listed for USS Patuxent (AO 44)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Burton Davis, USN22 Oct 194228 Oct 1943 (1)
2T/Capt. Francis Joseph Firth, USN28 Oct 194312 Jun 1944
3Frank Patten Ferrell, USNR12 Jun 194416 Apr 1945
4Keneth Ross Hall, USN16 Apr 1945Jul 1945
5Edwin C. Hagen, USNRJul 194524 Oct 1945

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